The Mediapro Studio, Marcel Barrena Eduard Fernandez Team on ‘The 47’ 

Spain’s The Mediapro Studio is teaming with writer-director Marcel Barrena (“Mediterraneo: The Law of the Sea,” “100 Meters”) and Spanish star Eduard Fernández on real-life impressed social movie “The 47.” 

Scheduled to shoot in Catalan and Spanish June-July in Barcelona, “The 47” relies on the true story of Manolo Vital, a bus driver who, throughout the metropolis’s enlargement within the Nineteen Seventies, assist form the Barcelona of immediately. 

Produced by Jaume Roures and government produced by Laura Fernández Espeso, Javier Méndez and Eva Garrido, the movie is among the tasks The Mediapro Studio Distribution is presenting for worldwide gross sales on the present Cannes’ Marché du Film.

Award-winning screenwriter-producer Alberto Marini (“Retribution,” “Sleep Tight”) co-wrote the script alongside Barrena.

Winner of three Goya Awards and a San Sebastian Silver Shell, Fernández (“Smoke & Mirrors,” “Everybody Knows”) performs the central character within the movie.

The solid additionally takes in Clara Segura (“The Sea Inside”), Zoe Bonafonte (“Escándalo, relato de una obsesión”), Salva Reina (“Con quién viajas”), Aimar Vega (“Prison 77”), Carlos Cuevas (“Merlí: Sapere Aude”) and Vicente Romero (“Intemperie”), with a particular look of Goya winner David Verdaguer (“Summer 1993”).

“The 47” tells the story of an act of peaceable dissent and the grassroots motion that in 1978 remodeled Barcelona and altered the picture of its suburbs eternally. It is “a local tale about a universal story, of a mobilization that proved a catalyst for change, of people taking pride in their roots, of a neighborhood struggle and of the working class as a builder and driving force in cities,” The Mediapro Studio mentioned Wednesday in a press release.

 “‘The 47’ is the story of how an ordinary man was able to change the course of a whole neighborhood with one apparently simple act – proving that a bus could reach Torre Baró. Marcel Barrena tells the story of Manolo Vital with the same simplicity,” famous producer and Mediapro Group co-founder Jaume Roures.

“This is the story that has moved me the most out of all those I have followed and heard about in my life. It is the one I felt most compelled to tell,” added Barrena, a filmmaker with a knack for retelling true tales on the large display in each documentary and biographical movies, whose life-changing journey drama “Mediterraneo: The Law of the Sea,” gained a number of worldwide prizes, together with the Audience Award on the 2021 Rome Film Festival.

In the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, a lot of Barcelona’s outer-radius hound and was constructed by immigrants from the Spanish areas of Extremadura and Andalusia,  who weren’t thought of a part of the town. Their shanty cities didn’t even have operating water or electrical energy. 

Fed up with the City Council saying public transport couldn’t service such areas as a result of the streets have been too slim and unsafe, Vital, a bus driver in Barcelona’s essential public transport operator, units out to point out, on the wheel of the route 47 bus, that the authorities have been fallacious.

The movie is being made in affiliation with Catalan public broadcaster Televisió de Catalunya and the assist of Catalan tradition business company Icec.

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